NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 2, 2016 – The Yuba Fire, still uncontained, has been determined to be human-caused and suspicious in nature.

Reported shortly after 6:00 am, the fire started upstream from Edwards Crossing, on the north side of the river. Preliminary investigation and observation by firefighters has determined the fire was human-caused, with possibly malicious intent

Anyone with information about the fire is urged to call the CAL FIRE arson tip line at 1-800-468-4408.

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